Coordinated Adaptive Phenotyping (CAPs) for Improving Soil Water Acquisition

Principal Investigator: B Tillman

Co-PI: Alina Zare

Sponsor: USDA NIFA

Start Date: January 1, 2018

End Date: December 31, 2022

Amount: $490,000

Abstract

Our multi-disciplinary team will use peanut as a model legume crop and integrate recent sensor advances, the fundamentals of crop water use, and recently developed modeling approaches to estimate genotypic water stress resilience and heritability.

More Information: https://portal.nifa.usda.gov/web/crisprojectpages/1015361-coordinated-adaptive-phenotyping-for-improving-soil-water-acquisition-and-utilization.html; http://blogs.ifas.ufl.edu/news/2018/07/12/uf-georgia-tech-scientists-to-begin-work-on-more-drought-tolerant-peanut/